Telecommunications Efficiency Program


Receive an energy grant to optimizing your energy usage in your Telecommunications Facilities.

If your business site is a medium or large telecommunications facility; PSE's Telecommunications Efficiency Program (TEP) can help you find and perform energy efficiency improvements that lower your bills. You can also earn a valuable incentive to help cover the cost.

What you get

If you qualify for PSE's Telecommunications Efficiency Program (TEP), you may receive some or all of the following:

  • Hands-on guidance throughout the process from PSE's TEP Team.
  • An action plan report, which includes:
    • Recommended capital energy project opportunities, should you decide to invest more heavily in energy efficiency upgrades for your business site in the future.
    • Information about your business site's energy usage, including overall percentages by equipment category (lighting, HVAC, etc.).

Implementation incentive If you complete the requirements, the value of the implementation incentive is:


Capital projects
Electric$0.40 per verified kWh saved

Low cost no cost project
Electric$0.05 per verified kWH saved

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How you qualify

To be eligible for PSE's Telecommunications Efficiency Program (TEP):

  • Your business site must be within PSE's electric service area and use electricity from PSE.
  • Your business site must be considered Telecommunications which often means either the majority of its electric load is associated with Cellular, fiber optics, Internet services.
  • Sites whose principal use is office or retail are almost always not eligible for this program.



For help verifying your qualifications, send an email to allen.ma@pse.com.




How you apply

To apply fill out a Custom grants application sheet.

Additional information

Implementation incentive requirements:

  • You must provide PSE's TEP team with conditional site data concerning variables that may cause energy usage fluctuation at your business site (e.g., labor hours, outage data, etc.)
  • You must submit an action item completion report containing documentation for all incentive-eligible costs, including but not limited to: Materials/equipment invoices Internal labor costs Contracted labor costs

 

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